INDEX
 
Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

Carlow Railway Station

Source: Carlow County Library

Page 1


Carlow Railway Station c.1900

Carlow Railway Station was built in 1845 and was designed by Sir John MacNeill. It is located on St Joseph's Road and Railway Road in Carlow Town. The station is on the main Dublin to Waterford line. It is a typical example of Jacobean Revival architecture. It comprises a two storey central block and two single storey wings. There are two platforms, a signal box and footbridge and the station also has offices and waiting areas. It is built of yellow brick with granite features particularly in the window dressings and drip moulds. Not far from the station on Railway Road there is St Mary's Academy and Bishop Foley School.

Steam Train at Carlow Station on Friday, 29th March, 1963.

Source: Carlow Nationalist Supplement Dec 2009 sent in by Mr. M. Purcell

Great Southern and Western Railway (GS&WR)
Bicycle Ticket
 
If you wanted to take your bicycle on the train in 1898 you had to buy it a ticket and you must also accompany the bicycle on its journey.
Image source: eBay seller
Railway ticket issued to J, Hickey on 30th April 1965 in Dublin by CIE for travel to Carlow.
Image source: eBay seller
A Class T26 was a class of 2-4-0 steam tender locomotives c.1946 at Carlow station

Irish Railway Map of 1902

They don't make maps like this any more!
Map image from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1934

1930
Great Southern & Western Railway, Ireland

No.12 as running in 1932.
Source: https://chasewaterstuff.wordpress.com/

1955

1930
Source of poster images: www.travelpostersonline.com & ebay.

Page 2

[ Borris Railway Station ] [ Muine_Bheag Railway Station ] [ Rathvilly Railway Station ] [ Tullow Railway Station ]
The information contained in these pages is provided solely for the purpose  of sharing with others researching their ancestors in Ireland.
2001 Ireland Genealogy Projects, IGP TM By Pre-e mptive Copyright - All rights reserved

TOP